A Zipline Adventure

Wasn't On My Bucket List, But...

When we first arrived in Puerto Rico eleven months ago we spent two months in the lush green mountains of Orocovis, right in the middle of the island. We enjoyed the temperatures and the tranquility. We hiked, toured, did a couple of excursions, and attended a festival or two.

One of the activities we DID NOT do while there was Toro Verde Adventure Park. It's a zipline park with a number of different zipline packages to experience. So when our daughters and their husbands visited this past month (May, 2023) we thought that would be a great activity try out.

Or, at least something fun for the kids to do! Ziplining was not on our Bucket List! Still, we thought this would be a great idea for an outdoor adventure surrounded by the stunning beauty of the countryside.

The Zipline Team - Collin, Loren, Lyndon, Jessika, Jordan

The main attraction at Toro Verde Adventure Park is its zipline course. They also have climbing towers and rappelling opportunities as well as two longer ziplines called the Monster and Beast! Since our four guests were really excited about this excursion, I (Lyndon) joined the fun. Julie stayed firmly grounded and took pictures. 

The central course consists of seven exciting ziplines, each equipped with arrival and departure platforms. This adventure allows you to soar through the air while enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Each ride lasts about 30 seconds of "nothing but air" and your speed depends on your weight. They actually do weigh you upon arrival to make sure not to exceed their 270 pound limit.

The Zipline Park Course

Most of those in the group also opted to experience The Beast which offers the opportunity to fly like a bird on one of the world's longest single-run ziplines. During the .9 mile horizontal flight you can reach speeds of up to 60 miles per hour and lasted about a minute. The special harness ensures a safe and comfortable flight as you glide in a horizontal position. 

It's an adventure that truly makes you feel like you're soaring through the sky, so I (Julie) am told! Although I am the reviewer of this activity, I do need to confess that I’m terribly frightened of open heights, such as ziplines, and I did not succumb to family peer pressure and participate.

Back to the adventure. One brave family member, Collin, did tackle The Monster. This cable ride is the longest in America coming in at a length of 1.57 miles of cable. The speed of the horizontal flight can reach up to 95mph and is not for the faint of heart. It lasts about 2 minutes and Collin completely enjoyed his adventure!

The Monster Platform. Goodbye, Collin!

To participate in the activities at Toro Verde Adventure Park, it is best to make a reservation in advance. That being said, if your schedule is flexible, you sometimes can get a discounted reservation online 1-3 days away. You also need to arrive at the park at least 30 minutes before your scheduled tour time to check in, weigh, and get your safety gear.

Loren is ready!

Wild and wacky Jess & Jordan

Overall, Toro Verde Adventure Park in Orocovis, Puerto Rico, offers an unforgettable experience for adventure enthusiasts. Whether you're ziplining over the trees or flying like a bird on the Beast or Monster, this park provides a birds eye view of the mountains like no other. For me (Lyndon), it wasn't on my Bucket List, but I'm glad I ended up going along with our guests on this fun adventure!


  1. We loved Toro verde and did ALL the ziplines. It was intense!

  2. I (Lyn) would go again - and maybe I'll convince Julie to try it this time!


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